Desertion

by Abdulrazak Gurnah | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0747578958 Global Overview for this book
Registered by blackwidow1971 of Southampton, Hampshire United Kingdom on 11/1/2008
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Journal Entry 1 by blackwidow1971 from Southampton, Hampshire United Kingdom on Saturday, November 01, 2008
The story of Martin Pearce, who in 1899 nearly dies in Africa and is rescued by a local man and brought to stay with his family. Read for Tanzania for the Olympic Challenge then passed on to my mum before I registered it.

I like this author and enjoyed this.

On its way to Finland to a Geographical Challenge participant.

Journal Entry 2 by wingAnnimanniwing from Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Thursday, November 13, 2008
Arrived safely, thank you so much! Can't wait to start reading this.

Journal Entry 3 by wingAnnimanniwing from Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Finally got around to reading this, sorry for taking so long!

I ended up really enjoying this book even though I wasn't sure at first. I didn't really connect with the characters in the first part of the book, but the second part got me hooked well and truly. I love the way Gurnah writes: beautifully crafted prose and a delicate, silent (if you can say that of writing), melancholy style. Recommended reading!

Journal Entry 4 by wingAnnimanniwing at Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Released 8 yrs ago (4/21/2010 UTC) at Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland

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Journal Entry 5 by starflash on Monday, April 26, 2010
Arrived in the post at work today, thank you xxx
Borrowed by Lorna 2.7.10

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